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Roman Rapids reviews

Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for Roman Rapids, a flume ride at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. (The minimum height to ride is 42 inches.)

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Posted: March 15, 2011

Racing through the canals of Italy, carving a path as they go, are the infamous Roman Rapids.

To challenge these mighty waters is to challenge a part of this great and ancient empire itself -- and to get seriously soaked in the process.

Climb aboard this raft for six and you'll feel as if you've boarded a water chariot, racing along currents of white water.

Dodge drenching waterfalls, spin through twists and turns, and come out on the other side with a whole new definition of the words "Roman bath."

Minimum Height Requirement
Roman Rapids 42"

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22 votes, so far

Good ride for a hot humid Virginia afternoon. Nice theming. - Rob Pastor

even my aunt rode it - Steven D

YOU GOT SOAKED!!! MAJORLY SOAKED! My friends and I were soaked to the bone. Its funny watching people scream and cry because they are getting wet though, especially when you are with strangers. By the way, if you want to go through the human dryer located near the Roman Rapids its 5 dollars. (Make sure you have 5 dollars exact because the park doesn't give you change unless you buy something.) - Bryce Verlinden

Great ride! Gets you soaked if the waterfalls are on. - Chase Gray

Not a very exciting ride (the log flume is much better) but good for family. This ride will leave you soaking. - r laufer

Good ride, especially on a hot day, but it doesn't have enough of a theme. - Andy Milio

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